Berkeley Heights, NJ (Vocus) March 31, 2010
Five Summit Medical Group physicians have recently received the MDX/American Registry Medical Patient's Choice Award. Craig Feinberg, M.D., Gabriel Gruber, M.D., Jed A. Kwartler, M.D., Eric Mrisky, M.D., and Monib Zirvi, M.D., join their colleagues, Lisa M. Coohill, M.D., and Jeffrey D. LeBenger, M.D. in receiving this award. MDX offers an innovative online service through Vitals.com, which allows patients to evaluate physicians.
Craig Feinberg, M.D., internal medicine, received his B.A. in History from the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa. He earned his M.D. from the State University of New York School of Medicine, Buffalo, N.Y., and completed his residency in internal medicine with The George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, D.C. Dr. Feinberg is board certified in internal medicine.
Gabriel G. Gruber, M.D., dermatology, received his B.A. from Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass. and earned his M.D. from Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass. He completed residencies in dermatology with Massachusetts General Hospital and internal medicine, Boston City Hospital, both in Boston. Dr. Gruber is board certified in dermatology and internal medicine. He has been Past President and an executive committee member of the Dermatological Society of New Jersey and Harvard Club of New Jersey. Dedicated to community health care initiatives, Dr. Gruber has volunteered his expertise for community skin cancer screenings and has lectured to high school students about sexually transmitted diseases.
Jed A. Kwartler, M.D., otology/neurotology, is Director of Summit Medical Group Otology/Neurotology. Recognized as a leading ear surgeon in the New York metropolitan area, Dr. Kwartler performed New Jersey's first cochlear implant in a child in 1993. He is an advocate for adults and children who are hard of hearing and he supports hearing testing for newborns. In addition to his position at Summit Medical Group, he is Clinical Associate Professor of Otolaryngology at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in Newark, N.J. Past President of the New Jersey Academy of Otolaryngology, Dr. Kwartler is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, New Jersey State Hearing Evaluation Council, North American Skull Base Surgery Society, American Neurotology Society, and New Jersey Speech, Language, and Hearing Association. He has been an advisor to the organization, Hearing Education Awareness for Rockers (HEAR). Dr. Kwartler is board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology.
Eric C. Mirsky, M.D., orthopedics, received his B.A. from Princeton University, Princeton, N.J. He earned his M.D. from New York University School of Medicine, New York, N.Y. Dr. Mirsky completed his residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, N.Y. and a fellowship in Knee Reconstruction and Sports Medicine, at Insall Scott Kelly Institute, Beth Israel North Medical Center, also in New York. Dr. Mirsky has been Assistant Team Physician for the New York Knicks and New York Liberty basketball teams. He also has provided orthopedic care for the Professional Arena Football League, Professional Golf Association Championship, and local high school football teams. He is board certified in orthopedic surgery.
Monib A. Zirvi, Ph.D., M.D., dermatology, received his B.S., summa cum laude, from Princeton University, Princeton, N.J. He earned both his Ph.D. in molecular biology and his M.D. at Cornell University Medical College, New York, N.Y. Dr. Zirvi completed and internship in internal medicine with Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunbswick, N.J. and did his residency in dermatology at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa. Dr. Zirvi is board certified in dermatology.
ABOUT SUMMIT MEDICAL GROUP
Summit Medical Group is the largest privately held multi-specialty medical practice in New Jersey. Summit Medical Group pioneered information technology advances in healthcare with its early adoption of electronic health records and e-prescribing. With more than 150 highly qualified physicians, it is one of the most unique healthcare models in the state. The Group has been named as one of the "Fifty Fastest Growing Companies" in the state by NJBiz Magazine and has a national award-winning customer service program. SMG treats over 55,000 patients per month at its main campus in Berkeley Heights, and area satellites in Berkeley Heights, Morristown, Millburn, Shorts Hills, Summit, Warren, and Westfield. Summit Medical Group plays a major role in the American Medical Group Association (AMGA) along with the Mayo Clinic, the Lahey Clinic and the Geisinger Clinic. As one of the premier multi-specialty groups on the East Coast, Summit Medical Group has provided exceptional primary and specialty care since 1929. For more information, visit http://www.summitmedicalgroup.com.